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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #150 on: October 21, 2017, 10:35:23 PM »
Nice Dave. Still following along. The little Levin is really coming along well.

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #151 on: October 22, 2017, 07:21:27 AM »
This is good work! Keep it up, I have a small G Boley (size 2) that lacks the slides (amongst other bit and pieces). Been thinking of making my own.. Will keep a very close eye on this thread :happyreader:

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #152 on: October 22, 2017, 12:04:18 PM »
This is good work! Keep it up, I have a small G Boley (size 2) that lacks the slides (amongst other bit and pieces). Been thinking of making my own.. Will keep a very close eye on this thread :happyreader:

The Boley 2 has a 65 mm center height compared to the 50mm on the Levin,  but I think this slide could certainly handle it as it's a bit "beefy".

You could always scale it up by 65/50 if you wanted to.

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #153 on: October 23, 2017, 12:24:05 AM »
A little more done today....dovetails cut, nut blank made and installed....I need to drill and tap the nut in position....not too bad at all to make

Scraping "SHOULDN"T" be too involved.   it fits nice, and the dovetails were cut all with the same cutter and in 1 set up.   Then should be a good match.

I'll just check them though

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #154 on: October 23, 2017, 12:26:42 AM »
Dave, what will you use for the gib? Brass?

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #155 on: October 23, 2017, 12:33:54 AM »
Probably cast iron
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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #156 on: October 23, 2017, 12:43:16 AM »
Nice work Dave!
I'm enjoying this little project.


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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #157 on: October 23, 2017, 12:47:28 AM »
Thanks Dave  it's coming along pretty easy.
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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #158 on: December 12, 2017, 12:26:55 PM »
Just checking in Dave....any progress to report on the little Levin??

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #159 on: November 27, 2018, 02:54:32 PM »
OK Dave, so its been almost a year, but now that the leg is better and the shop warm, hopefully you can gat back to this little project as well. Any progress on finding/making a cross slide for it?


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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #160 on: November 27, 2018, 07:13:49 PM »
Ive started it as is documented, but ive not gotten any further.  I may just cave and buy one off the bay.
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